consider

Definitions

  • I consider the marrow a much overrated vegetable
    I consider the marrow a much overrated vegetable
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v consider judge or regard; look upon; judge "I think he is very smart","I believe her to be very smart","I think that he is her boyfriend","The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
    • v consider deem to be "She views this quite differently from me","I consider her to be shallow","I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
    • v consider regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem "Please consider your family"
    • v consider take into consideration for exemplifying purposes "Take the case of China","Consider the following case"
    • v consider think about carefully; weigh "They considered the possibility of a strike","Turn the proposal over in your mind"
    • v consider show consideration for; take into account "You must consider her age","The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"
    • v consider look at carefully; study mentally "view a problem"
    • v consider look at attentively
    • v consider give careful consideration to "consider the possibility of moving"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Shirley Temple was considered to play the role of Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz."
    • Consider To estimate; to think; to regard; to view. "Considered as plays, his works are absurd."
    • Consider To fix the mind on, with a view to a careful examination; to think on with care; to ponder; to study; to meditate on. "I will consider thy testimonies.""Thenceforth to speculations high or deep
      I turned my thoughts, and with capacious mind Considered all things visible."
    • Consider To have regard to; to take into view or account; to pay due attention to; to respect. "Consider , sir, the chance of war: the day
      Was yours by accident."
      "England could grow into a posture of being more united at home, and more considered abroad."
    • Consider To hesitate.
    • Consider To look at attentively; to observe; to examine. "She considereth a field, and buyeth it."
    • Consider To think seriously; to make examination; to reflect; to deliberate. "We will consider of your suit.""'T were to consider too curiously, to consider so.""She wished she had taken a moment to consider , before rushing down stairs."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The iron disulfide (Pyrite) is considered "fool's gold" because it looks very similar to gold.
    • consider To fix the mind upon, with a view to careful examination; ponder; study; meditate upon; think or reflect upon with care.
    • consider to view atttentively; observe and examine; scrutinize.
    • consider To pay attention to; regard with care; not to be negligent of.
    • consider To regard with consideration or respect; hold in honor; respect.
    • consider To take into view or account; allow for, or have regard to, in examination, or in forming an estimate: as, in adjusting accounts, services, time, and expense ought to- be considered.
    • consider Hence - , To reguite or reward, particularly for gratuitous services.
    • consider To regard in a particular light; conceive under a particular aspect; judge to be; esteem; take for; as, I consider him a rascal.
    • consider = Syn. 1. Meditate upon, Reflect upon, etc. [see list under contemplate), weigh, revolve.
    • consider To respect, regard.
    • consider To think seriously, deliberately, or carefully; reflect; cogitate: sometimes with of.
    • consider To hesitate; stand suspended
    • consider = Syn. 1. To punder, deliberate, ruminate, cugitate.
    • consider To look carefully or attentively.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: If your like Jeanne Calment and live over 100, you are considered a Centurian.
    • v.t Consider kon-sid′ėr to look at closely or carefully: to think or deliberate on: to take into account: to attend to: to reward
    • v.i Consider to think seriously or carefully: to deliberate
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Quotations

  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
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    “He who considers too much will perform little.”
  • Raupach
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    “Age considers; youth ventures.”
  • Winston Churchill
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    “It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice; I consider the real vice is making losses.”
  • Winston Churchill
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    “Socialists think profits are a vice; I consider losses the real vice.”
  • Earl Warren
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    “Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress, but they consider the things government does for others as socialism.”
  • Milan Kundera
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    “Let us consider the critic, therefore, as a discoverer of discoveries.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. considérer, L. considerare, -sideratum, to consider, view attentively, prob. fr. con-, + sidus, sideris, star, constellation; orig., therefore, to look at the stars. See Sidereal, and cf. Desire

Usage

In literature:

He, therefore, dared not then tell the truth, having too many interests to consider.
"My Recollections of Lord Byron" by Teresa Guiccioli
Now, we have considered material objects generally.
"Creative Evolution" by Henri Bergson
When you say a man is loyal the world considers that you have paid him a high tribute.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
Caloric is found to exist in a variety of forms or modifications, and I think it will be best to consider it under the two following heads, viz.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
After Aunt Susan's death the girl had seriously considered separation; she still considered it, but not seriously.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
Up to this period the ash constituents had been generally considered to be of minor importance.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
We consider all these matters, but we must consider particularly what awaits us if we give up our country.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
Nay, the Papists really consider it to be a service toward God, Jn 16, 2.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
It considers a high religious profession as a sure mark of meanness and depravity.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
My comfort is never considered.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
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In poetry:

I said, "O heart, consider
What silence all things keep,
And with each child of the meadow
Prepare thyself to sleep!
"Evening Song" by Friedrich Ruckert
Consider all my sorrows, Lord,
And thy deliv'rance send;
My soul for thy salvation faints
When will my troubles end?
"Psalm 119 part 14" by Isaac Watts
Oh! that folk wad weel consider
What it is to tyne a--name,
What this warld is a' thegither,
If bereft o' honest fame!
"The Waes O' War : Or The Upshot Of The History O' Will And Jean. In Four Parts" by Hector MacNeill

Such dealing as are brought about,
Men being what they are,
Satan himself could not devise,
Still less consider fair.
"As I Look On" by Khoshal Khan Khattak
My God, consider my distress,
Let mercy plead my cause;
Though I have sinned against thy grace,
I can't forget thy laws.
"Psalm 119 part 12" by Isaac Watts
Consider, ye that slight the Lord,
Before his wrath appear,
If once you fall beneath his sword,
There's no deliv'rer there.
"Psalm 50 part 3" by Isaac Watts

In news:

Mitt Romney caused quite a stir this week when he told fundraisers in tony Palm Beach that he might consider limiting the home mortgage interest deduction on second homes.
State College borough to consider rental regulations changes.
With all the emphasis on making holes, how often do we consider plugging holes.
But while a Senate leader argues for reform, the House Ways and Means Committee considers making exemptions permanent.
Island Jazz is considered a gem in the crown of Sanibel's art and cultural.
Once considered a necessary undergarment, bras today lend more than just support.
10 Things Borrowers Should Consider.
BOE Considered Easing Policy Stance in November.
Bellator officials are considering moving the bantamweight title bout between champion Eduardo Dantas and Marcos Galvao from Nov 2 to January, promotion CEO Bjorn Rebney told ESPN.com on Wednesday.
Many travelers—and agents, for that matter—still consider "luxury" and "eco-friendly" to be mutually exclusive terms.
That may change under a rule being considered by the Ohio Supreme Court.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi (left) and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo (right) -- widely considered the two best players in the world -- shake hands before the 'El Classico' derby between Spain's two biggest clubs.
It's a veritable dog show on the porch of Barnaby 's River Oaks location, which is fitting, considering the cafe's namesake is a dearly departed sheepdog.
In other parts of the world, her little brother is a glittering presence, but in Milwaukee we consider Carole Barrowman the star of the family.
He is considered the father of card collecting.
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In science:

I is the identity operator (I As we are going to consider the possibility to have more general states than the usual density operators bρ, we will consider generalized states as functionals ρ acting on the space of observables defined in equation (48).
Perturbative method for generalized spectral decompositions
The M5-brane near a critical three form field, and its compactifications were considered in , however we do not consider the rank four case of that paper.
OM Theory in Diverse Dimensions
Therefore, when considering a particular near-horizon limit we also consider this limit as defining the theory which the corresponding near-horizon supergravity solution is dual to.
Open Branes in Space-Time Non-Commutative Little String Theory
In the following only the Ma jorana case will be considered. (Very similar arguments can be applied to the Dirac and seesaw matrices.) Consider the following (Majorana) mass matrix.
Comment on: Neutrino Mass Anarchy
This noncommutative probability space will be called the multiple probability space associated with the considered family of probability spaces since each of them appears infinitely many times in the considered tensor products.
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
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